PG | | Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight heavy-weight champion Apollo Creed in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
Some people have speculated that Han Solo's "Great shot kid, that was one in a million!" from Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977) was a nod to Rocky ("a million-one-shot"), released just half a year earlier. Although the highest-grossing film ... ...
Club fight attendee:
Come on, Spider!
After the announcer finishes announcing the beginning of the fight, the microphone rises back up to the ceiling. As it rises, it hits the camera and shakes it.
Butkus the dog is credited as "Butkus Stallone".
$5,000,000 (USA) (5 December 1976)
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